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February 2, 2009

Family-owned US mortgage banking firm Walker & Dunlop has merged with Credit Suisse subsidiary Column Guaranteed.

Family-owned US mortgage banking firm Walker & Dunlop has merged with Credit Suisse subsidiary Column Guaranteed. Apartment lenders Green Park Financial are also part of the deal, the price of which has not been disclosed.

The new enterprise, which will retain the Walker & Dunlop name, will be one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the US. It will have significant dealings with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two lenders at the centre of the sub-prime mortgage crisis.

October 29, 2008

The protracted and bitter merger between family-owned Huntsman and their private-equity backed rivals Hexion Speciality Chemicals has suffered a new setback as Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have announced they will not provide immediate funding.

The protracted and bitter merger between family-owned Huntsman and their private-equity backed rivals Hexion Speciality Chemicals has suffered a new setback as Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have announced they will not provide immediate funding.

The banks do not believe that the combined company will be solvent – a claim first made by Hexion back in June. However, since then, a district judge forbade both banks from filing any lawsuit that seeks to declare that the combined company would be insolvent, or that it would be unable to pay its debts when due.

July 18, 2008

The credit crisis highlights the importance of long-term economic development in which family businesses play a vital role.

The credit crisis highlights the importance of long-term economic development in which family businesses play a vital role. This is the view of Michael O'Sullivan, head of UK research for Credit Suisse's private banking business, which has released research looking at the life cycle of family-owned businesses.

January 1, 2008

For families wishing to invest in hedge funds there are various steps that should be undertaken to help ensure returns in this booming asset class. Reg Crowder offers some tips for first time investors who are looking to third party providers

For families wishing to invest in hedge funds there are various steps that should be undertaken to help ensure returns in this booming asset class. Reg Crowder offers some tips for first time investors who are looking to third party providers

This year is shaping up to be a year when many private investors will ramp up their investments into hedge funds. And for good reason.

March 1, 2006

If you want to consult the manager of your Swiss bank account in the future where would you go? Zurich, Geneva or Bern? The answer, increasingly, is Singapore, says Bob Reynolds, and the Swiss banking fraternity has been put under considerable pressure to compete

Bob Reynolds is consultant editor of Offshore Red.

If you want to consult the manager of your Swiss bank account in the future where would you go? Zurich, Geneva or Bern? The answer, increasingly, is Singapore, says Bob Reynolds, and the Swiss banking fraternity has been put under considerable pressure to compete

January 1, 2006

The family-owned private bank is almost dead, or that’s what we would believe if we looked at last year’s results of Swiss banking titans, UBS and Credit Suisse. Who has avoided the acquisition net and how are they remaining competitive? Melanie Stern reports

Melanie stern is section editor of Families in Business.

The family-owned private bank is almost dead, or that's what we would believe if we looked at last year's results of Swiss banking titans, UBS and Credit Suisse. Who has avoided the acquisition net and how are they remaining competitive? Melanie Stern reports

March 1, 2005

The shape of Swiss private banking has dramatically emerged from a period of eclipse. Bob Reynolds discovers that the two biggest players intend to use aggressive strategies to attract new money

Bob Reynolds is consultant editor of Offshore Red.

The shape of Swiss private banking has dramatically emerged from a period of eclipse. Bob Reynolds discovers that the two biggest players intend to use aggressive strategies to attract new money

Swiss private client banking has emerged from the dark side of the moon. Commercial, regulatory, political and competitive pressures had conspired to put the giants of Swiss private banking into the shadows.
 

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